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Illustrious Corpses (1976)

Cadaveri eccellenti (original title)
A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Inspector Amerigo Rogas
Tino Carraro ...
Chief of Police
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The lazy
Paolo Bonacelli ...
Dr. Maxia
Alain Cuny ...
Judge Rasto
Maria Carta ...
Madame Cres
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Cusan
Tina Aumont ...
The prostitute
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Police commisary
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Galano
Anna Proclemer ...
Nocio's wife
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Security Minister
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Supreme Court's president
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Procurator Varga
Carlo Tamberlani ...
Archbishop
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A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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It was an unusual investigation, undoubtedly they were - "unusual bodies" [Theatrical Australia]


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Connections

Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) See more »

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Jeanne y Paul
Written and performed by Astor Piazzolla
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Sublime political thriller
1 February 2003 | by (Kortrijk, Belgium) – See all my reviews

Near perfect political thriller, with a perfectly cast Lino Ventura in the leading role. Supporting roles, cinematography, direction and score, it's all very close to perfection. This film has this unique dark, typical European 70's-movie atmosphere, of which these French-Italian productions seem to have the copyright.

A big 8.


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